Archive for January, 2017

JACS

Coming next month in JACS, and online now: Latest results from the “FIRST” Trial

This news brief highlights a JACS article covering the latest results from the FIRST Trial.

AJCC Cancer Staging Manual, Eighth Edition

Important changes made in the AJCC Cancer Staging Manual, Eighth Edition

Updates and revisions to the eighth edition of the AJCC Cancer Staging Manual are described, as well as the reasons for delays in implementation.

ACS Clinical Scholars in Residence

ACS Clinical Scholars in Residence benefit from access to outcomes measures and mentors

The achievements of ACS Scholars in Residence are described, and a call for applications for the 2018–2020 positions is issued.

ACS NSQIP

ACS NSQIP honors 60 hospitals for meritorious outcomes in surgical care

ACS NSQIP recognized 60 hospitals for meritorious outcomes in surgical patient care in 2015.

Vote

ACSPA-SurgeonsPAC makes an impact on 2016 congressional elections

ACSPA-SurgeonsPAC supported  candidates in the 2015–2016 election cycle based on their support of legislation aimed at improving surgical care.

American College of Surgeons

Call for nominations for the ACS Board of Regents and ACS Officers-Elect

The 2017 Nominating Committee of the Board of Governors will select nominees for pending vacancies on the Board of Regents, and the 2017 Nominating Committee of the Fellows will select nominees for Officer-Elect positions.

Volunteerism and Humanitarian Awards

Nominations for 2017 volunteerism and humanitarian awards due February 28

The ACS, in association with Pfizer, Inc., is accepting nominations for the 2017 Surgical Volunteerism Award and Surgical Humanitarian Award.

ACSPA SurgeonsPAC

Report on ACSPA/ACS activities, October 2016

This report describes the recent activities, initiatives, and business matters of both the American College of Surgeons Professional Association and of the ACS as of October 2016.

ACS in the News

ACS in the news

This summary provides excerpts from external media outlets covering research and activities from the ACS Clinical Congress 2016 in Washington, DC.

Dr. McBee

Applications for 2017 Nizar N. Oweida, MD, FACS, Scholarship due March 1

The ACS Board of Governors is accepting applications for the 2017 Nizar N. Oweida, MD, FACS, Scholarship.

ACS NSQIP

Apply through February 15 for International ACS NSQIP Scholarships 2017

Application details and deadlines for the 2017 International ACS NSQIP Scholarships are provided in this news brief.

Brandeis University Heller School

2017 Heller School Executive Leadership Program Scholarship applications due February 1

The ACS is offering scholarships to subsidize attendance and participation in the 2017 Executive Leadership Program in Health Policy and Management at the Heller School for Social Policy and Management, Brandeis University.

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